How to determine fairness in relationships

Being in a relationship is a beautiful thing but at the same time demanding and sometimes hard. There are days that we cannot stand even our own self, imagine having to deal with the emotional luggage of the other person. Also, finding a balance and a sense of fairness in a relationship is very challenging. No one likes to feel exploited or be treated unfairly. In order to determine whether the benefits and costs in a relationship are being given and received fairly, we use three principles or rules.

The first one is the “equality rule”. This principle, that is